New Photos - Updated Dec. 13, 2017
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Merlin perched in the top of our neighbor's birch tree southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Note its full crop. Dec. 13, 2017.
Viewed: 9 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in the birdbath outside our kitchen window southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Dec. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 11 times.
Nice view of the Sharp-shinned Hawk in our birdbath with its tail fanned. Dec. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 9 times.
Juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk in our hazelnut trees after its bath. Dec. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 9 times.
Merlin with a full crop sitting on a power pole along Sheep Company Rd. just south of Miles Rd. north of Selah, WA. While I was photographing this Merlin, a second one flew over my head, then over a shed and landed on the power pole just north of Miles Rd. with lunch in its talons (next photo). Dec. 9, 2017.
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The second Merlin with a bird it had just caught. It appears to be a starling. Way to go, Merlin! Dec. 9, 2017.
Viewed: 11 times.
A lightly-marked immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in a tree in our yard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Dec. 1, 2017.
Viewed: 19 times.
Great Blue Heron in the wetland on the south side of Sarg Hubbard Park in Yakima, WA. Nov. 30, 2017.
Viewed: 15 times.
Pine Siskin on the thistle feeder at our house southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Nov. 29, 2017.
Viewed: 19 times.
Pacific Loon just outside the Desert Aire, WA marina. A boat scared it out of the marina just as I drove into the parking lot. Nov. 27, 2017.
Viewed: 20 times.
A Sharp-shinned Hawk landed on the brush pile at the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA while I was there. All of the little birds ducked for cover. Nov. 19, 2017.
Viewed: 29 times.
The Sharp-shinned Hawk rested there for about ten minutes before flying off. Nov. 19, 2017.
Viewed: 28 times.
One of five Steller's Jays at the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. Nov. 19, 2017.
Viewed: 26 times.
Red-tailed Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport eating what appeared to be a gopher. Nov. 7, 2017.
Viewed: 29 times.
Steller's Jay at the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum, Yakima, WA. This is the first fall/winter that Steller's Jay have been found at the arboretum. Oct. 22, 2017.
Viewed: 29 times.
Another shot of the Steller's Jay at the Yakima Area Arboretum, Yakima, WA. Oct. 22, 2017.
Viewed: 29 times.
Purple Finch in a crab apple tree at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. Nov. 4, 2017.
Viewed: 48 times.
Another shot of the Purple Finch in a crab apple tree at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. It was one of five Purple Finches I saw feasting on the crab apples. Nov. 4, 2017.
Viewed: 48 times.
Blue Jay at my sister's house in Kennewick,WA. Oct. 28, 2017.
Viewed: 52 times.
Another shot of the Blue Jay at my sister's house in Kennewick, WA. Oct. 28, 2017.
Viewed: 60 times.
Mule Deer near the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. Oct. 23, 2017.
Viewed: 27 times.
Red Fox Sparrow at the bird blind at the Yakima Area arboretum in Yakima, WA. Reddish ear coverts, streaked back and red uppertail covers are field marks for Red FOSPs. It has more white in the lores, so it might be a different individual than the one in the two photos to the right. Oct. 22, 2017.
Viewed: 132 times.
A second Red Fox Sparrow at the bird blind at the Yakima Area arboretum in Yakima, WA. Oct. 22, 2017
Viewed: 122 times.
A third Red Fox Sparrow at the bird blind at the Yakima Area arboretum in Yakima, WA. Oct. 22, 2017. All three of the Red Fox Sparrows were photographed within a one hour period.
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Fox Sparrow at the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. This bird has some markings of Red FOSP. It could be a zaboria FOSP or an altivagans FOSP. Oct. 20, 2017.
Viewed: 109 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk on the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 18, 2017.
Viewed: 100 times.
Immature Cooper's Hawk blasting off from the power pole in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Oct. 18,2017.
Viewed: 74 times.
Slate-colored Fox Sparrow at the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. Note the crisp markings on the breast and belly and, especially, on the flanks between the lower edge of the wing and legs. Oct. 13, 2017.
Viewed: 86 times.
Sooty Fox Sparrow at the bird blind at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, WA. Note the dusky wash on the flanks, between the lower edge of the wing and legs. Oct. 13, 2017.
Viewed: 77 times.
Female White-headed Woodpecker along North Wenas Road north of Selah, WA. Oct. 3, 2017
Viewed: 91 times.
Douglas Squirrel along North Wenas Road north of Selah, WA. Oct. 3, 2017.
Viewed: 93 times.
Interesting insect at Wenas Lake north of Selah,, WA. The head and body were almost an inch long. Oct. 3, 2017.
Viewed: 90 times.
Immature Sharp-shinned Hawk in the cedar tree in our backyard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Sept. 25, 2017.
Viewed: 88 times.
California Scrub-Jay beside our driveway southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Sept. 16, 2017.
Viewed: 103 times.
California Scrub-Jay in the birdbath near our kitchen window. Unfortunately, most of the birdbath was in the shade. This is only the second CASJ I have seen in our yard southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Sept. 12, 2017
Viewed: 83 times.
Monarch on a zinnia in our garden southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Sept. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 88 times.
Painted Lady on a zinnia in our garden southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. Sept. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 80 times.
Underside of the Painted Lady. Sept. 11, 2017.
Viewed: 87 times.
Swallow-tailed Gull at Carkeek Park in Seattle, WA, that was found by Ryan Merrill. This gull nests in Peru and, a few, in Columbia. If accepted, this is the first record for Washington and only the second accepted record in the United States. Aug. 31, 2017. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 175 times.
Swallow-tailed Gull at Carkeek Park in Seattle, WA. This is the only noctural gull in the world. Note its large eyes, as is expected of a noctural species, compared to the eyes of the California Gulls in the photo. Aug. 31, 2017. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 23 times.
Indigo Bunting found by Jason Fidorra along Audubon Road in the Wenas area northwest of Selah, WA. New addition to my Yakima County list! June 10, 2017.
Viewed: 144 times.
Female Black-headed Grosbeak at the Toppenish NWR headquarters southwest of Toppenish, WA. May 13, 2017.
Viewed: 161 times.
Horned Lark along Lewandowski Road north of Sunnyside, WA. April 23, 2017.
Viewed: 157 times.
Yellow-rumped Warbler in the Japanese maple tree outside our kitchen window at our house southwest of the Yakima, WA airport. April 16, 2017.
Viewed: 147 times.
Sandhill Cranes near Campbell Rd. and Marion Drain Rd. southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 9, 2017.
Viewed: 140 times.
Greater Yellowlegs in breeding plumage along Old Goldendale Rd. southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 9, 2017.
Viewed: 160 times.
Great Horned Owl at the Toppenish NWR headquarters southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 9, 2017.
Viewed: 157 times.
Great Horned Owl owlets on the nest at the headquarters of the Toppenish NWR southwest of Toppenish, WA. April 9, 2017.
Viewed: 146 times.
Northern Mockingbird on St. Hillaire Rd. northeast of Moxee, WA. The homeowner said it had been there all winter. A NOMO was at the same residence in July 2011. April 3, 2017.
Viewed: 147 times.
Female Purple Finch at the Grassy Lake Nature Preserve in Olympia, WA. April, 2, 2017.
Viewed: 149 times.
Greater White-fronted Geese at the Terrance Heights Memorial Park, Yakima, WA. March 23, 2017.
Viewed: 142 times.
Great Horned Owl on its nest in a cottonwood tree along Old Goldendale Rd., Yakima County, WA. March 12, 2017.
Viewed: 144 times.
Garter Snake swimming in the flood waters on the west side of Lateral A south of Harrah, WA. March 12, 2017.
Viewed: 142 times.
Album: Trip to Mexico January 2017 - Birds seen in California
Birds seen in California on our trip from Yakima, WA to San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico, January 2017

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